Note of Bills
A NOTE of such Bills as have been delivered into the Upper House this Fourth Session of Parliament, Anno 7° Domini Regis.
Bills brought into the House this Session.
AN Act for Confirmation of several Decrees, made
in the Courts of Exchequer Chamber and Dutchy Chamber, between the King's Majesty and divers
Copyholders of His Majesty's Manor of Wakefeild, in
the County of Yorke.
An Act for the perfect Creation and Confirmation of
certain Copyhold Lands, in the Honour, Castle, Manor,
or Lordship, of Clithero, or in the several Manors or
Lordships of Derby, Accarington, Colve, and Ightenbill, in
the County of Lancaster.
An Act for the enabling of Charles Waldgrave, Esquire,
to make Sale of certain Lands, for the Payment of his
Debts, and the Advancement of his youngest Sons and
Another also afterwards, because this did not proceed.
An Act against Non-residence and Pluralities of Benefices.
An Act for the better transferring and assuring of
the Rectory and Parsonage of the decayed Parish of
Frome Whitfeild, adjoining unto the Borough of Dorchester, in the County of Dorsett, towards the Maintenance of a Preacher, a Free School, and Nine Poor People of the Almshouse, in the said Town of Dorchester.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Robert Karr,
An Act for the Naturalizing of Margaret Clarke, Wife
of Robert Clarke, Gentleman.
An Act for Restitution in Blood of the Son and Two
Daughters of Georg Brooke, lately attainted of High
An Act for Confirmation of a Decree, made in the
Court of Exchequer Chamber, between the King's Majesty and the Copyholders of His Majesty's Manor of
Edlemeton, alias Edmontun, in the County of Middlesex.
An Act for Confirmation of Decrees, hereafter to be
made, in the Exchequer Chamber and Dutchy Chamber,
concerning Customary or Copyhold Lands or Tenements.
An Act for the Encouragement of many Poor People,
in Cumbreland and Westmerland. and in the Towns and
Parishes of Carptmeale, Hauksteed, and Broughton, in
the County of Lancaster, to continue their Trade of
making Cogware, Kendals, Carptmeals, and Coarse Cottons.
An Act for the Sale of Part of the Lands of William
Essex, of Lamborn, in the County of Berkes, Esquire,
for the Payment of his Debts, and settling the Residue
upon himself and his Posterity.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Mrs. Jane Drumond,
Gentlewoman of the Queen's Majesty's Bed-chamber.
An Act for the reviving of Part of a former Act,
made in the Fourth Year of King Edward the Fourth,
That no Stranger, or Alien, should buy any English
Horns unwrought; and that the Wardens of the Horners of the City of London, for the Time being, should
have Power to search all Manner of Wares appertaining to their Mystery, in London, and Twenty-four Miles
on every Side of it.
An Act for the Confirmation of the Sale and Conveyance of divers Manors, Lordships, Liberties, and
other Hereditaments, late Henry Jernegan's, Esquire,
made by Sir Thomas Hirne, Knight, Christopher Hirne,
Gentleman, and Clement Hirne, Esquire, unto Sir Jo.
Hevenningham, Knight, and Dame Bridgett, his Wife.
An Act for Restitution to be granted, in certain Cases,
upon Entries with Force, or holding with Force.
An Act for Restitution of Blood of Sir John Davies,
An Act for the Foundation of an Hospital, a Grammar School, and Maintenance of a Preacher, in the Town
of Thetford, for ever, according to the last Will and
Testament of Richard Fulmarston, Knight.
An Act for reforming of the Abuses of Sailors and
Seafaring Men, after they have been hired and agreed
withall by Merchants, Owners, or Masters of Ships, to
serve in Sea Voyages.
An Act for the Naturalizing of James Maxwell, Robert Aiton, James Bowye, Robert Browne, William Rider,
and Robert Josse, His Majesty's Servants in ordinary.
An Act for repairing and maintaining of the Key, or
Harbour, of the Port of Mynhead, within the County of
An Act for the uniting and annexing of the Parsonage and Decayed Parish of Frome Whitfeild, in the
County of Dorset, to the Parsonage and Parish of The
Holy Trinity in Dorchester, in the said County.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Johannckin alias Joane
Greensmith, Daughter of Mathew Greensmith, Citizen
and Grocer of London.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Peter Vanloore, of
Fanchurch Street, London, Merchant.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Richard Bladwell,
John Bladwell, and Robert Bladwell, the Sons of John
Bladwell, an Englishman, George Hasden and John Hasden, the Sons, and Marten Hasden the Wife, of John
Hasden, an Englishman, Elizabeth Cradocke and Anne
Cradocke, the Daughters of William Cradocke, an Englishman, Jane alias Janekin Carstens, and Elizabeth Van
An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir George Ramsey,
Knight, Equerry of the most Excellent Prince Henry,
Walter Alexander, Gentleman Usher of the said Prince
Henry, and John Sandilandis, Groom of the said Prince's
An Act for the taking, landing, and carrying of Sea
Sand, for the Bettering of Grounds, and for the Increase
of Corn and Tillage, within the Counties of Devon and
An Act for the securing and confirming of certain
Lands and Tenements, heretofore granted, devised, or
conveyed, to the Companies of Salters and Brewers of
An Act for the continuing and better Maintenance
of Husbandry, and other Manual Occupations, by the
true Employment of Monies given, and to be given, for
the binding out of Apprentices.
An Act for Naturalizing of John Murray, John Levinston, and John Auchmoutie, Grooms of His Majesty's Bedchamber, and Richard Murray, Warden of Manchester.
An Act for Explanation of One Statute, made in the
Second Session of this present Parliament, intituled. An
Act against unlawful Hunting and Stealing of Deer and
An Act for the enabling of the Assurance of certain
Lands, conveyed for the Portions of Three of the
Daughters of John Wentwoorth, Esquire, and for the
Confirmation of certain other Estates for Life in other
Lands, and to enable Sir John Wentwoorth, Knight, to
sell certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts.
An Act for the punishing and correcting of Deceits
and Frauds, committed by Sorters, Combers, and Spinsters of Wool, and Weavers of Woollen Yarn.
An Act for the making void of certain Conveyances,
and the Estate limited thereby, unduly gotten from Sir
Henry Crispe, Knight, whereby he is defrauded of the
Inheritance of divers Manors, Lands, Tenements, and
Hereditaments, lying in the County of Kent; and for
the establishing of the Inheritance of the same in the
said Sir Henry Crispe and his Heirs.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Levinus Munk, one of
the Clerks of His Majesty's Signet.
An Act to prevent the Spoil of Corn and Grain, by
untimely Hawking, and for the better Preservation of
Pheasants and Partridges.
An Act for the amending of a Writ of Entry, whereupon a Common Recovery was had, of the Inheritance
of Sir John Biron, Knight, within the County Palatine
An Act for the enabling of Charles Waldegrave,
Esquire, to make Sale of certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and the Advancement of his younger
Sons and Daughters.
An Act to avoid the Double Payment of Debts.
An Act against Burning of Ling and Heath, and
other Moor-burning, in the Counties of Yorke, Durham,
Northumb'land, Cumb'land, Westm'lande, Lancaster, Derby,
Nottingham, and Leicester, at unseasonable Times of the
An Act for the Assurance of certain Lands and Rent
to the Bishop of Duresme and his Successors, and of certain other Lands to Robert Earl of Salisbury and his
An Act for the assuring and establishing of the Isle of
An Act for the Confirmation of certain Fines, levied by
John Arundell, of Guarnack, Esquire, to John Arundell,
of Treryse, Esquire, deceased; and for settling of the
Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, comprized in the said Fines, upon John Arundell, Esquire,
and his Heirs, Son of the said John Arundell, deceased.
An Act for Ease in pleading against troublesome and
contentious Suits, prosecuted against Justices of the
Peace, Mayors, Constables, and certain other His Majesty's Officers, for the lawful Execution of their Office.
An Act for Reformation of Alehouse-keepers.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Henry Gibb, Groom
of the Bed-chamber to the most Excellent Prince Henry,
Prince of Wales.
An Act for the Continuance and Reparation of a newbuilt Wear, upon the River of Exe, near unto the City
An Act for the assuring of the Farm and Demesne of
Dam'ham, and other Lands, in Wiltshire, according to
His Majesty's Grant, and a former Grant made by King
Edward the Sixth.
An Act for Confirmation of Three several Writings
indented, purporting and setting forth the Revocations
of Three several Conveyances, or Assurances, made by
Sir Robert Drury, Knight, unto divers Persons, upon
natural Considerations only.
An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Bretts, and Farm
of Plastowe, in the County of Essex, Parcel of the Posessions of Henry Earl of Oxonford, towards the Re-purchasing of the Castle, Manor, and Parks, of Henynghem,
in the same County, being the ancient Inheritance and
chiefest Mansion-house of the Earls of Oxonforde.
An Act to enlarge an Act of Parliament, made in
the Second and Third Years of King Phillip and Queen
Mary, intituled, An Act for the keeping Milch Kine,
and for the breeding and rearing of Calves.
An Act, That all such as are to be Naturalized, or
restored in Blood, shall first receive the Sacrament of
the Lord's Supper, and the Oath of Allegiance, and
the Oath of Supremacy.
An Act for the Naturalizing of Edward Palmer and
Henry Palmer, Sons of William Palmer, of Vlishing, and
of Michaell Boyle, the Son of James Boyle, Citizen and
Mercer of London.
An Act for the confirming and establishing of a Decree,
made in the High Court of Chancery, for and on the
Behalf of Nine Poor Children and Orphans of William
Elrington and Edward Elrington, against Edward Cage,
Executor of the last Will and Testament of Rowland
Elrington, Brother of the said Edward and William
Elrington, and Uncle of the said Children; and for the
extending of the Lands and Goods of the said Edward
Cage, for the speedy Execution and Performance of the
said Decree, and the Payment and Satisfaction of the
Sums of Money thereby decreed to the said Children.
An Act for the enabling of Reginald Rous, of Baddingham, in the County of Suffolk, Gentleman, to make
Sale of the Third Part of the Manor of Baddingham Hall,
with the Appurtenances, and of the Third Part of certain other Lands and Tenements, with the Appurtenances, in Baddington, Tymyngton, and Little Glemham,
in the said County of Suff. to Reginald Rous, of The
Inner Temple, London, Esquire, Nephew to the said Reginald Rous of Baddingham.
An Act for the Naturalizing of John Mounsy.
An Act for the Explanation of a Proviso, or Branch
of a Statute, contained in an Act of Parliament, made
in the Years of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King
James, of England, Fraunce, and Irelande the Fourth,
and of Scotland the Fortieth, intituled, An Act for the
Establishment and Assurance of divers of the Possessions
and Hereditaments of Ferdinando late Earl of Derbie.
An Act for Discovery of Thieves, and Punishment of
Retailing Brokers, and other Receivers of Stolen Goods,
within the City of London, and within the Compass of
Three Miles of the said City.
An Act for the settling of Part of the Possessions of
Edward Nevill, Lord Bergavenny, according to One
Act of Parliament, made in the Second and Third Years
of the Reign of the late King Phillip and Queen Marye,
and of certain Letters Patents newly made thereof by
His Majesty to the said Edward Nevyll, Lord Bergavenny.
An Act to enable Edward Nevill, Lord Bergavenny,
and Sir Henry Nevill, Knight, his eldest Son, to alien
certain Lands, for Payment of their Debts, and Advancement of their Daughters and younger Sons.