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, 26 Februarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
THE Lord Steward,
The Lord Bp. of Worcester,
The Lord Bp. of Ely,
The Lord Berkley,
|Have Leave to be absent.|
Hospitals and Work-houses.
The Lord Russell, shewed the Lords, That the Bill for the reviving, and making perpetual, of the Statute made 39th Eliz. for Erecting of Hospitals, &c. (which was put to the Question Yesterday, and Assented unto) is defective in this; That it doth not provide for those Hospitals which have been erected after the Term of Twenty Years, limited by the said Statute of 39th Eliz. and before the Beginning of this Parliament, which is Six Years. And the House taking this into their Consideration, and finding the same to be defective in that Particular; and being also certified that the Commons had begun to read a Bill of the same Title in their House; it was generally Agreed, That this Bill should sleep; and also that Mr. Attorney General should draw a new Bill (for that the other cannot be now amended) of the same Title, and amended in that Point, least haply the Commons, hearing that this House had passed the former Bill, should forbear to proceed in theirs.
Hospitals and Free-schools.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of Hospitals and Free-schools, and was committed unto the
To meet on Saturday next, at Eight, in the Painted Chamber.
Sub-committee empower'd to authorize Persons to search Records, &c.
It is this Day Ordered, at the Motion of the Lord Say, That the Grand Committee, appointed to take Consideration of the Customs and Orders of this House, and the Privileges of the Peers of the Kingdom, &c. shall, at their Meeting this Afternoon, appoint a Sub-committee; and that Sub-committee shall have Power, under the Hands of any Three of them, to authorise any Person whom they think fit, to search the Records for Precedents; and to send any Member of their own, with Authority to search the Records; and to command all Officers that keep the said Records to attend on them, in their said Searches, from Time to Time.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora 8a, Dominis sic decernentibus.