House of Lords Journal Volume 3: 15 May 1624

Pages 385-387

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 Sabbati, videlicet, 15 die Maii,

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:

Carolus Princeps Walliæ, etc.

p. Archiepus. Cant.
Archiepus. Eborum.
Epus. London.
p. Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Hereforden.
Epus. Wigorn.
p. Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Glocestren.
Epus. Carlien.
p. Epus. Co. et Lich.
p. Epus. Bath. et W.
p. Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cicestren.
p. Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cestren.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
p. Epus. Meneven.
p. Epus. Bristol.
p. Epus. Asaphen.
p. Epus. Lincoln; Ds. Cust. Magni Sigilli.
p. Vicecomes Maundevill, Præs. Concilii Domini Regis.
p. Comes Wigorn, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Buck. Magnus Admirallus Angliæ.
Marchio Winton.
Comes Oxon, Magnus Camer. Angliæ.
p. Comes Arundell et Surr. Comes Maresc. Angliæ.
p. Comes Cantabr. Senesc. Hospitii.
p. Comes Pembroc, Camer. Hospitii.
Comes Northumbriæ.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Salop.
Comes Kanciæ.
Comes Derbiæ.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Cumbriæ.
p. Comes Sussex.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bath.
p. Comes South'ton.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Hertford.
p. Comes Essex.
p. Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolciæ.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Exon.
p. Comes Mountgomery.
Comes Bridgwater.
p. Comes Leicestriæ.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Warwic.
p. Comes Devon.
Comes March.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Anglisey.
Vicecomes Mountague.
Vicecomes Wallingford.
Vicecomes Purbeck.
Vicecomes Maunsfeild.
Vicecomes Colchester.
p. Vicecomes Rochford.
Vicecomes Andever.
Vicecomes Tunbridge.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Zouch.
p. Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Berkley.
Ds. Morley et Mont.
Ds. Dacres de Her.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Scroope.
p. Ds. Duddeley.
p. Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Herbert de Sh.
Ds. Darcy de Men.
Ds. Vaux.
Ds. Windsore.
p. Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Mordant.
p. Ds. St. John de Ba.
p. Ds. Cromewell.
Ds. Evre.
Ds. Sheffeild.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North.
p. Ds. St. John de Bl.
Ds. Howard de W.
Ds. Wootton.
p. Ds. Russell.
p. Ds. Grey de Groby.
p. Ds. Petre.
p. Ds. Danvers.
p. Ds. Spencer.
p. Ds. Say et Seale.
Ds. Denny.
Ds. Stanhope de H.
p. Ds. Carew.
Ds. Arundell de W.
p. Ds. Haughton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stanhope de Sh.
p. Ds. Noel.
Ds. Brooke.
p. Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Cary de Lep.
Ds. Kensington.
p. Ds. Grey de W.

Alcock's Bill.

HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for enabling the Sale of the Manor of Rampton, in the County of Cambridge, and of divers Lands and Tenements in Rampton, in Wivellingham, and Cottenham, in the same County, now or late the Freehold or Inheritance of Edward Alcocke, Esquire.

E. Middlesex's Lands liable to his Debts.

Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to make the Lands of Lionell, Earl of Midd. subject to the Payment of his Debts, &c.

And committed unto the

L. President.
L. Chamberlain.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Bathon. et W.
L. Danvers.
L. Spencer.
L. Haughton.
L. Mountague.
Mr. Justice Jones,
Mr. Serjeant Crew,
Mr. Attorney General
To attend the Lords.,

To meet presently.

Report concerning the Deprivation of the L. Treasurer.

The Lord Archbishop of Cant. reported, That his Grace, and the other Lords thereunto appointed, attended His Majesty, to acquaint him with the Judgement against the Earl of Midd. late Lord Treasurer; and humbly desired His Majesty, from the House, to send to the said Earl for the Staff, and for the Seals of the Court of Wards.

And that His Majesty answered: "That he would."

Calthorp's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Martyne Calthorpe, Esquire, to make Sale of certain Lands for Preferment of his younger Children and Payment of his Debts.

Town and Haven of Colchester.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the repairing and maintaining of the Haven, River, and Channel, running unto the Borough and Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex; and also for the paving of the said Town.

And committed unto the

L. Privy Seal.
E. of Essex.
E. of Lincoln.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Bath. et W.
L. Pagett.
L. St. John of Bl.
L. Wallden.
L. Grey of Gr.
L. Peter.
L. Danvers.

Mr. Justice Jones to attend the Lords.

To meet on Wednesday next, at Nine, in the Painted Chamber.

E. Middlesex's Lands liable to his Debts.

The Lord President reported the Bill to make the Lands of Lionell Earl of Middlesex, subject to the Payment of his Debts, &c. fit to pass, with some Amendments, and a Proviso; the which Amendments and Proviso were presently Twice read, and the Bill Ordered to be ingrossed accordingly.

E. Holderness's Privilege. Sill's Arrest.

Wellsbourne Sill, Servant to the Earl of Holderness, was brought to the Bar, by virtue of His Majesty's Writ of Habeas corpus cum causa; the which Writ and the Return thereof were read; and, for that the Court found he was arrested contrary to the Privileges of Parliament, he was discharged out of Prison; and John Brewer, who caused him to be arrested, committed to The Fleet, until he make his Submission.

L. Cromwell's Ditto. Tyringham's Arrest.

Edward Tyringham, Servant to the Lord Cromewell, being arrested, and in the Custody of the Sheriffs of London, upon mean Process only, was brought to the Bar, by the Serjeant at Arms attendant on this Court, according to the Order made Yesterday, and discharged.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Vincent Lowe, of Denby, in the County of Derby, Esquire, to sell Part of his Lands, for Payment of his Debts.

Message from the H. C. touching Monopolies and Concealments.

Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Coocke and others: To renew the Conference on the Bill concerning Monopolies, touching the Monopolies of private Persons; and to put their Lordships in Remembrance of the great Peace-maker of the Church and Common-wealth, the Bill of Concealments.

And they presented unto their Lordships Three Bill:

Bills from thence

1a, An Act for avoiding of corrupt and simoniac Contracts for Churches and Benefices; and for the preventing of undue Elections in Colleges and Halls.

2a, An Act for Restraint of Assignments of Debts to the King; and for Reformation of Abuses in levying of Debts for common Persons, in the Name and under the Prerogative of the King.

3a, An Act to settle Josse Glover, Clerk (Presentee of Dame Grace Darcy, Widow, and George Willmore, Esquire, Committees of the Body and Lands of Edward Darcy, Esquire, His Majesty's Ward), in the Church of Sutton, in the County of Surrey; and to re-settle the Inheritance of the said Advowson in the said Edward Darcy and his Heirs, as appendant to the Manor of Sutton.

Conference agreed to.

Answered: The Lords have appointed Wednesday next, at Three in the Afternoon, for a Conference touching the Bill of Monopolies.


And as touching the Bill of Concealments, the Lords have it in their Consideration, and their Committees are now set upon it.

Rawleigh's Restitution in Blood.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Restitution tion in Blood of Carew Raleigh, Son of Sir Walter Raleigh, Knight, late attainted of High Treason.

Upon the Reading of this Bill, Exceptions were taken unto it, for that it began in the House of Commons And Agreed, That the Lords Sub-committees for Privileges shall see an Entrance made in the Journal Book, for saving the Privileges of this House therein, and in Bills of this Nature.

The Bill was committed unto the

L. Privy Seal.
E. of Essex.
L. Bp. of St. David's.
L. Bp. of Bristol.
L. Cromwell,
L. Pagett.
L. Danvers.
L. Haughton.
Mr. Justice Chamb'lyne,
Mr. Attorney General,
To attend the Lords.

To meet when their Lordships please.

And the Earl of Bristoll is to have Notice of the Time when their Lordships meet, that his Counsel may attend, touching a Proviso which his Lordship (by his Petition) desires to have added to the Bill.

Sir Reynold Mohun's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for establishing of some Manors, and other Lands, in the several Counties of Cornewall, Devon, and Dorsett, upon John Mohun, Esquire, Son and Heir Apparent of Sir Reynold Mohun, Knight and Baronet, according to the true Intent and Meaning of certain Agreements between them had and made.

Sir John Rivers's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the altering of the Tenure and Custom of the Lands late of Thomas Potter, Esquire, and the Lands of Sir George Rivers, Knight, and Sir John Rivers, Baronet, lying all in the County of Kent, and being now of the Nature of Gavelkind Land, and to make them descendasle according to the Course of the Common Law; and to settle the Inheritance of them upon the said Sir John Rivers and the Heirs of the said Sir John Rivers and Dame Dorothie his Wife.

Exchange between the King and the Archbishop of York

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the assuring of a Messuage, called Yorke House, and of divers other Messuages and Tenements, Part of the Possessions of the Archbishop of Yorke, situate in the Parish of St. Martyne's in the Feilds, in the County of Middlesex, unto the King's most Excellent Majesty, His Heirs, Successors, and Assigns, and of the Manors or Lordships of Brighton Santon, Acombe, alias Acom with Holgate, and The Grange, called Beckhay Grange, in the County of Yorke, or in the County of the City of Yorke, Part of His Majesty's Possessions, to Toby Lord Archbishop of Yorke and his Successors.

And being put to the Question, was generally Assented unto.

Earl of Middlesex's Lands liable to his Debts.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to make the Lands of Lionell Earl of Midd. liable to the Payment of his Debts, etc.

Put to the Question, and generally Assented unto.

And these Two last-recited Bills, and Two others, videlicet,

Confirmation of Almshouses, etc.

The Bill, intituled, An Act for Confirmation and Continuance of Alms-houses and Free-schools; and,

Palavicine's Bill.

The Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Toby Palavicine, Esquire, to sell certain Lands for Payment of his Debts, and Preferment of his Wife and younger Children, were sent to the Commons, by Mr. Serjeant Crewe and Mr. Attorney General, with this Message: videlicet,

Message to the H. C. touching the Bishop of Norwich.

That the Lords will give the Commons Meeting on Wednesday next, at Eight, in the Painted Chamber, touching their Accusation of the Lord Bishop of Norwich.



The Commons have received the Four Bills; and will attend their Lordships at the said Meeting accordingly.

Whetenhall's Divinity Lectures.

The Lord Archbishop of Cant. reported the Bill, intituled, An Act for establishing of Three Lectures in Divinity, according to the last Will and Testament of Thomas Whetenhall, Esquire, fit to pass, with a Proviso. The which Proviso was presently Twice read, and ordered to be ingrossed.

Little's Naturalization.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Abigall Little, Wife of Jeffrey Little, and of William Little, Son of the said Abigall, by the said Jeffrey Little her Husband.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii proximum, videlicet, 19m diem instantis Maii, hora octava, Dominis sic decernentibus.