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 Martis, videlicet 20 die Aprilis,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subseribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
p. Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.
E. of Devon's Leave of Absence.
THE Earl of Devon hath Leave to be absent.
And the Earl of Leicester is added to the Committee for the Prevention of the Stealing of Plate, etc.
Witnesses in Ld. Treasurer's Cause.
Jurati in causa Domini Thesaurarii:
To answer the Truth, the whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth, touching such Matters as shall be demanded by the House, or by any Committee appointed by the House.
Ld. Tunbridge introduced.
Hodie the Lord Viscount Tunbridge, being in his Parliament Robes, was brought into the House, by the Earl of Essex and the Lord Viscount Wallingford; and his Lordship delivered his Writ of Summons unto the Lord Keeper; which being read, he was placed next to the Lord Viscount Andever.
Confirmation of a Judgement against Heron.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Confirmation of a Judgement given for His Majesty, in a Scire facias, against Henry Heron, and for Declaration of the Letters Patent therein mentioned to be void.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa prædicta; and committed unto the
E. of Mountgomery.
E. of Bridgwater.
L. Viscount Wallingford.
L. Bp. of Oxon.
L. Bp. of Exceter.
L. Bp. of Bristol.
To meet on Saturday next, at Eight, in the Painted Chamber.
And Mr. Arundell (who exhibited this Bill) is to give Notice unto Mr. Heron to attend the Committees.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Jane Murrey, Widow, and William Murrey, Esquire.
Manor of Little Munden to Woodhall.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, (fn. 1) An Act to enable and make good a Conveyance and Assurance, made of the Manor of Little Munden, in the County of Hertford, by Sir Peter Vanlore, Knight, and Sir Charles Cæsar, Knight, and Dame Ann his Wife, unto Edmund Woodhall, Esquire, and his Heirs; and to establish the said Manor upon the said Edmund Woodhall and his Heirs, according to the said Conveyance.
And being put to the Question, was generally Assented unto.
The Lord President reported the Bill of Tobye Palavicine as unfit to pass, in respect of the Generality to cut off the Entail of all the Lands of his Father, Sir Horacio Palavicine, Knight, deceased, entailed upon himself for Life, the Remainder to his Son in special Tail, and to enable him, the said Tobye Palavicine, to sell all the said Lands; and that therefore the Lords Committees of that Bill thought fit the said Bill should sleep; and that the said Tobye Palavicine may have Liberty to exhibit a new Bill, to enable him to sell some Part of the said Lands, for the Payment of his Debts and Provision for his younger Children.
Free Trade in Welsh Cloths, &c.
The Lords Committees on the Bill concerning Welch Cloths, Cottons, etc. are to meet on Thursday next, the 22d of this April, at Eight in the Morning, in the Painted Chamber.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 21m diem instantis Aprilis, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.