Journal of the House of Lords
March 1593

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Sir Simonds d'Ewes

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1682

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461-463

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'Journal of the House of Lords: March 1593', The Journals of all the Parliaments during the reign of Queen Elizabeth (1682), pp. 461-463. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43721 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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March 1593

On Thursday the first day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, two Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being the Bill for the Assurance of certain Lands sold to Lisle Cave and others, was read primâ vice.

On Saturday the third day of March, to which day the Parliament had been continued on Thursday foregoing, Four Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being against Counterfeiting of Councellors and principal Officers hands, was read primâ vice.

On Monday the 5th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued on Saturday foregoing, Three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the second being against Counterseiting of Councellors and principal Officers hands, was read secundâ vice, & commissa ad ingrossand.

5 Martii introductæ sunt literæ procuratoriæ Henrici Comitis Huntingdon, in quibus Procuratores suos constituit Gulielmum Dominum Burleigh Thesaurarium Angliæ, & Robertum Comitem Essex. Vicecomitem Hereford' & Dominum Ferrers de Chartly: Quod nota.

On Tuesday the 6th day of March, the Bill for the Assurance of Land sold to Lisle Cave was read tertiâ vice.

On Wednesday the 7th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, Retornatum est breve quo Johannes Salisburien' Episcopus prœsenti Parliamento interesse summonebatur, qui admissus est ad suum præheminentiæ sedendi in Parliamento locum, salvo jure alieno.

There was also brought up to the Lords from the House of Commons a Bill for the Naturalizing and making free of William Sidney Son of Sir Robert Sidney Knight, Governor of Flushing, and Dame Barbara his Wife, and of Peregrine Wingfield Son and Heir of Sir John Wingfield Knight, and Dame Susan Countess of Kent his Wife.

And this day also was one extraordinary or unusual Proxy returned from a spiritual Lord, who constituted but one Proctor, whereas usually no such Lord constituteth fewer than two; which said Proxy is thus Entred in the begining of the Original Journal-Book of this Parliament.

7 Martii introductæ sunt literæ procuratoriœ Matthæi Dunelmensis Episcopi, in quibus Procuratorem suum constituit Johannem Cantuariensem Episcopum.

On Thursday the 8th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first was the Bill for Explanation and Confirmation of the Queens Majesties Title to the Lands and Tenements, late Sir Francis Englefield's Knight, Attainted of High Treason. Not long after this Bill upon the second reading had been committed to ingrossing, according to a certain Order formerly made by the Lords, Francis Englefield Esquire appeared before them with one of the Learned Councel, who were commanded to declare why an Act for Explanation and Confirmation of the Queens Majesties Title to the Lands and Tenements late Sir Francis Englefield's Knight, Attainted of High Treason, should not pass: And upon Allegations made by the said Learned Councel, the Lords Commanded that they should set them down in writing, and deliver them to the Attorney General; and that on Friday they should attend on the Judges and the Queens Learned Councel at Serjeants-Inn, and shew such Deeds of Conveyance as they made mention of before the Lords: That the said Lords upon Answer of the Judges and Learned Councel might proceed in the said Bill as it should seem best to their Lordships.

On Saturday the 10th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, the Bill for Naturalizing and making free of William Sidney the eldest Son of Sir Robert Sidney Kt, &c. being read primâ vice, the Lords gave in Commandment to Mr Attorney General to bring on Monday certain Depositions remaining in the Exchequer concerning the Cause of Sir Francis Englefield, after they had first heard the Opinion of the Judges, which was delivered to the Lord Chief Justice of England.

On Monday the 12th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, two Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the second being the Bill for restraining of Popish Recusants to some certain places of aboad was read tertia vice & conclusa.

On Tuesday the 13th day of March, Two Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being the Bill concerning the Lands of Henry Lord Abergavenny deceased, was read tertiâ vice & conclusa.

The Lords at the Bishop of Worcesters Motion condescended to a Contribution for relief of such poor Souldiers as went begging in the Streets of London, viz. That every Earl should give forty shillings, every Bishop thirty shillings, and every Baron twenty shillings. And appointed the said Bishop and Lord Norris Collectors thereof, and committed the bestowing thereof to the Earl of Essex and the Lord Willoughby of Eresby.

On Thursday the 15th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, Four Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being the Bill touching the Lord Harowden was read primâ vice.

On Friday the 16th day of March, Two Bills of no great moment, of which the first being against persons Outlawed and such as will not pay their Debts and Duties, was read tertia vice & conclusa.

And then the Lord Keeper continued the Parliament in the usual form to Monday following.

On Monday the 19th day of March, the Bill touching the Lord Harowden was read Secunda vice & commissa ad ingrossandum.

On Tuesday the 20th day of March, the Bill touching Sir Francis Englefield's Lands had its third reading and was concluded.

Four Bills were also this Forenoon sent up to the Lords from the House of Commons; of which the second touching the sale of certain Mannors, Lands and Tenements from Valentine Knightley Esq; &c. was read prima vice.

On Thursday the 22th day of March, Two Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the second concerning the Assurance of certain Lands and Tenements to Read Stafford Esquire and Mabell his Wife, and to the Heirs of the said Read was read Secunda vice.

On Saturday the 24th day of March the Bill touching the Lord Harowden was upon the third reading concluded.

Four Bills were brought up to the Lords from the House of Commons; of which the second was concerning the lawful deprivation of Edmond Bonner late Bishop of London.

On Monday the 26th day of March, to which day the Parliament had been last continued, Three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being the Bill for the grant of three entire Subsidies and six Fifteenths and Tenths granted by the Temporalty was read primâ vice; which said Bill had already passed the House of Commons and had been sent up from them to the Lords on Saturday last.

This Morning also two Bills of no great moment were sent up to the Lords from the House of Commons; of which the second was the Bill concerning the restraining of Popish Recusants to certain places of aboad, &c.

On Tuesday the 27th day of March, Three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being for the Assurance of certain Lands and Tenements to Read Stafford and Mabell his Wife was read tertia vice & expedit.

On Wednesday the 28th day of March, Three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the second being for the grant of three entire Subsidies and Fifteenths, &c. was read Secunda vice.

Five Bills also were sent up to the Lords from the House of Commons; of which the first was for restitution in blood of Sir Thomas Parrot Kt, and was read primâ vice.

This day finally was one unusual or extraordinary Proxy returned from one of the Bishops absent at this time from the Parliament (as divers other Peers) by the Licence of her Majesty; in which said Proxy he constituted but one Proctor, whereas the Ordinary Custom is for every Spiritual Lord to nominate two Proctors at the least, and every Temporal Lord but one. This Proxy is thus Entred in the beginning of the Original Journal-Book of the Upper House, viz.

28 Martii introductæ sunt Literæ Procuratoriæ Thomæ Cicestrensis Episcopi, in quibus Procuratorem suum constituit Johannem Cantuariensem Episcopum.

On Thursday the 29th day of March, Three Bills of no great moment had each of them one reading; of which the first being the Bill for restitution in blood of Sir Thomas Parrot Kt, was read secunda & tertia vice, & expedit.

On Friday the 30th day of March, Five Bills had each of them one reading; of which the first was the Bill for the grant of three entire Subsidies, &c. granted by the Temporalty; And the last was the Bill of Subsidy granted by the Clergy: Both which Bills at this time, upon their several third readings passed the House.

On Saturday the 31th day of March, Six Bills had each of them one reading; of which the last being the Bill prohibiting Strangers born to sell by way of retail Foreign Wares brought into this Realm, was read secunda & tertia vice, and rejected.