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, 8 die Aprilis,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
THE Lord Chamberlain excused.
Levying Fines &c. in other Men's Names without their Consent.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act against such as shall levy any Fine, suffer any Recovery, knowledge any Statute, Recognizance, Bail, or Judgement, in the Name of any other Person or Persons, not being privy or consenting thereunto.
Process of the Peace.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to prevent and punish the Abuses in procuring Process of Supersedeas of the Peace and good Behaviour, out of His Majesty's Courts at Westm. and to prevent the Abuses in procuring Writs of Certiorari out of the said Courts, for the removing of Indictments found before Justices of the Peace, in their General Sessions.
Free Trade of Welsh Cloths, &c.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Free Trade and Traffic of Welch Cloths, Cottons, Frizes, Linings, and Plains, in and through the Kingdom of England and Dominion of Wales.
Restitution of Possession.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Justices of the Peace to give Restitution of Possession, in certain Cases.
Message from the H. C. touching Monopolies.
Message from the Commons, by Sir Robert Phillipps and others: That whereas their Lordships did Yesterday desire a Conference with them, for accommodating the Bill of Monopolies, to be this Morning, at Nine; their House did intend to have attended accordingly; but now, a great and weighty Cause as any that ever yet came before them intervening, and many of those of their Committee being employed in the Examining and Inquiry thereof, who were formerly appointed to attend their Lordships at this Conference, they humbly desire to be spared at this Time; and they will attend at any other Time that their Lordships shall appoint.
Answered: That the Lords take this their Intimation in very good and acceptable Part; and they refer to the Commons to intimate again unto their Lordships, when the Occasions of their House shall permit a Meeting in this Business.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the general Good of the Subject, against all Pretence of Concealments whatsoever.
E. of Hertford, &c. to exchange Lands.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable William Earl of Herteford, and Sir Francis Seymor, Knight, Brother of the said Earl, to convey certain Lands, for Payment of his Debts, and for establishing of other Lands in Lieu thereof, and of better Value.
M. of Hamilton's Naturalization.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of James Marquis of Hamilton.
And the said Marquis immediately took the Two Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance; and the House being satisfied, that he had received the Communion, according to the Statute;
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa prædicta; and Ordered to be ingrossed.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Probat of Suggestions in Cases of Prohibition: and committed unto the
L. Archbp. of Cant.
E. of South'ton.
L. Viscount Wallingford.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Co. et Lich.
L. Bp. of Bath. et Well.
L. St. John de Bl.
To meet on Wednesday, the Fourteenth of this April, at Eight in the Painted Chamber.
Committee for Munitions, &c.
The Lords Committees for Munitions are to meet To-morrow, in the Afternoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 9m diem instantis Aprilis, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.