Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 3, 1620-1628. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, videlicet, 24 die Maii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
THE Lord of Denny,
Earl of Leicester,
Lord Bishop of Chester,
Earl of Hunt.
|Have Leave to be absent.|
Jurati in causa Edmundi Floud:
Jurati in causa Johannis Kenedye, Militis.
Anstruther's, &c. Naturalization.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir William Anstrother, Knight, Sir George Abercromy, Knight, Patrick Abercromy, and Walter Balcanquall, Batchelor of Divinity, and Ordered to be ingrossed.
Raleigh's Restitution in Blood. L. Digby.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Restitution in Blood of Carew Raleigh, Son of Sir Walter Raleigh, late attainted of High Treason; and for Confirmation of certain Letters Patents made by His Majesty to the Lord Digby.
Ordinances in Wales.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Repeal of one Branch of the Statute, made in the Session of Parliament holden by Prorogation at Westm. the 22d Day of January, in the 34th Year of the Reign of King Henrie the Eighth, intituled, An Act for certain Ordinances in the King's Majesty's Dominion and Principality of Wales.
And committed unto the
L. Privy Seal.
E. of Northampton.
L. Bp. of Worcester.
L. Bp. of St Assaph.
L. Bp. of Bangor.
L. St. John.
To meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock, in the Lord Zouche's Lodgings.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Confirmation of Wadham College, in Oxon. and the Possessions thereof, with the Amendment and Proviso; and, being put to the Question, it was Assented unto.
The Prince and Watson.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Exchange of Lands, between the most Excellent Prince Charles, and Sir Lewis Watson, Knight; and, being put to the Question, it was Assented unto.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Percie Browne and Marie Browne, the Children of Sir William Browne, Knight, Lieutenant Governor of His Majesty's Cautionary Town of Flushing; and, being put to the Question, it was Assented unto.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Michaell Sambourne, Richard Samborne, the Younger, Thomas Samborne, Margaret Samborne, and Marie Samborne, the Children of Richard Samborne the Elder, of Maiden Newton, in the County of Dorsett, Merchant; and, being put to the Question, was Assented unto.
Writ of Error.
Whereas Nicholas Stafford, an Irishman, hath brought his Writ of Error, in the Name of William Mac Donnogh, his Lessee, to reverse a Judgment in The King's Bench, concerning Lands in Ireland (wherein John Stafford, an Irishman, is Defendant); the Lord Chief Justice moved, to know the Pleasure of the House, whether the Writ of Scire facias (in this Case to be awarded) shall be directed to the Sheriff of Midd. or to the Sheriff of that County in Ireland where the Land lies, because it seemed doubtful; and Ordered, That the Lord Chief Justice, and the Judges then present, shall advise and consider of the Form and Course herein to be taken, and make Report thereof, to the House To-morrow Morning.
Returned to the House of Commons, by Mr. Attorney General and Sir William Bird, One Bill, An Act for the Confirmation of Wadham College, in Oxon. and the Possessions thereof with one Amendment and Proviso.
Bills sent to the H. C.
Sent down unto them, by the same Messengers, these Three Bills: videlicet,
1. An Act for Exchange of Lands between the most Excellent Prince Charles and Sir Lowis Watson, Knight.
2. An Act for the Naturalizing of Percie Browne and Marie Browne, the Children of Sir William Browne, Knight.
3. An Act for the Naturalizing of Michaell Samborne, Richard Samborne the Younger, &c. the Children of Richard Samborne, of Mayden Newton, in the County of Dorsett, Merchant.
With this Message: videlicet,
Message to the Commons.
That the Committees of the Commons, on the Bill of Certiorari, and on the Bill on Sunday, do meet with the Committees of this House, on the said Bills, with Authority to appoint a Sub-committee, to expedite the same; the Place the Painted Chamber, as Two this Afternoon.
Certiorari Bill and Sunday Bill.
The Sub-committee on the said Two Bills agreed on to be these Lords: videlicet,
E. of South'ton.
E. of Warwick.
L. Bp. of Winchester.
L. Bp. of Co. and Lichf.
And Memorandum, That the Grand Committee on those Two Bills are to meet first, and confer amongst themselves; and they are to proceed to the Conference (ut supra), if above Ten of the Lords of that Committee do meet.
Exportation of Ordnance.
The Lords Committees on the Bill against Transportation of Iron Ordnance are to meet on Saturday next, the 26th Day of this May, in the Painted Chamber, at Two in the Afternoon.
E. of Hertford's Writ of Summons.
The Lord Arhcbishop of Canterbury reported, That, according to the Order of the 18th of this May, his Grace, and the other Lords joined with him, moved the King's Majesty, for a Writ of Summons to the Parliament to be sent to the now Earl of Hertford; and that His Majesty is well pleased, such Writ to be sent, so as the Earl do take his Place according to the new Creation of that Earldom, and not otherwise.
Sir John Bennet.
It is this Day (upon the Motion of the Earl of South'ton) Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the High Court of Parliament, That the Lords Committees, authorized by this House to take the Examinations of Witnesses in the Cause of Sir John Bennet, Knight, shall have Power and Authority from this House, to call before them any of the said Witnesses in that Cause, to be examined, on such Days, and at such Places, as their Lordships shall think meet; and to send a Warrant, under their or any Two of their Hands, for their Appearance before the said Committees accordingly, to be examined as aforesaid.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius, Locum tenens Domini Cancellarii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 25m instantis Maii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.