An Alphabetical TABLE Directing to the principal matters contained in the JOURNAL OF THE House of LORDS.
Absence of a Peer to be with licence
from the Prince (whereas of a Commoner, from that House only.) p. 539.
543. The reason of absence ought to
be signified to the House by one of
the Peers, and not by other Information. p. 605
Acts how passed by the Sovereign. p. 35. Acts of
Grace how. ibid. How Acts are transcribed and
certified into the Rolls. ibid. All the Acts at one
Session passed by the Lord Chief Justice by vertue
of Letters Patents from the Queen. p. 389
Addition, Vide Amendment.
Adjourn, why the Lords commonly adjourn for several dayes at the beginning of a Session. p. 270.
The form of Letters Patents to certain Lords to
adjourn the Parliament. p. 317. The Sovereign
may adjourn the Parliament, as well as the Parliament adjourn it self. p. 318. An Adjournment
maketh no new Session as a Prorogation doth. ibid.
The Parliament adjourned by the Queens Commissioners, without a particular Commission. p. 382
Amendments of Bills by the Lords sent from the
Commons, how made. p. 20. They use to be written in paper. ibid. and p. 26. When a Bill has
once passed the Lords and is sent down to the
Commons, if these make additions or amendments thereof, the Lords upon the return of the
Bill read them only, and not the Bill it self. p.
271. The Lords having ingrossed Amendments
to a certain Bill in parchment, the Commons will
not allow of them, but return the Bill with the
Amendments, to have these writ in paper. p. 534
A Bill sent from the Commons, receiving Amendments and Additions in the House of Lords, the
Orders of this House will not permit that the
Lords should consent to any alterations of such
Amendmetns or Additions, by the Commons. p.
537. If one Committee differ from the rest in
some Amendments of a Bill, he may give his reasons of such dissent to the House, when the Bill is
brought in again. p. 603. An Amendment of a
Proviso (added to a Bill in the Upper House)
agreed upon by the Committees of both Houses at
a Conference, it is consented unto by the whole
Upper House that the Amendment shall be made
in the House of Commons, and be sent up in paper
to the Lords to be by them inserted in the Proviso. p. 616.
Answers by the Lord Keeper given unto Messages
sent from the House of Commons, use to be given
by him sitting with his Hat on, and all the Lords
keeping their places. p. 439, 440
Apparel, a Bill against buying it without ready
money, save by men of such a degree. p. 69, 70.
A Bill to avoid excess in it. p. 112. dashed. p.
134. Another for not buying wares sold for Apparel without ready money, dashed. p. 188. Another Bill for reformation of excess in Apparel. p.
228. another for the same p. 424. another having
passed the Commons, is rejected by the Lords,
and why. p. 594
Arch-bishops, a Bill declaring the manner of making and consecrating of them and other Bishops
to be good. p. 108. 110. Arch-bishop of Canterbury the first Peer of the Realm. p. 140
Assistants, Vide Committees.
Attach, No Peer to be Attached during the Sessions
of Parliament. p. 203. nor any of their Menial
Servants committed to Prison. p. 314. 323. 530,
&c. but other of their Servants may. p. 315.
two committed close Prisoners to the Fleet for
arresting a Servant of the Lord Clandeis. p. 530.
another also for arresting the Arch-bishop of Canterbury's Servant. p. 532. on what conditions
they have their enlargement. p. 533. A question
moved, whether an ordinary servant of the Queens,
being no Parliament-man, be priviledged from
being attached in the time of Parliament. p. 603,
604, 606. When a servant of a Peer is committed to Prison upon Execution, resolved that he
shall be brought to the House, not by issuing out a
Writ of priviledge of Parliament to the Sheriff,
but by immediate order from the House to the
Gentleman Usher or Serjeant at Arms. p. 605.
but the contrary resolved upon search of Precedents, and the Lord Keeper to make out the
Writ. p. 608
Queens Attorney made a Joint-Committee with the
Lords. p. 142
Award: Ordered that if the parties at variance
will not enter into such Bond as is appointed by
the House, to stand to the Award of such Lords
as the matter is referr'd to, they shall be committed to Prison. p. 618
Babington's Conspiracy, 28 Eliz. a Parliament
called thereupon. p. 375
Bacon (Sir Nicholas) made Lord Keeper 1 Eliz
p. 1. his Speech to the first Parliament of the
Queen in an. 1. of her Reign. p. 11. His Speech
to the Speaker of the House of Commons (in the
same Parliament) at his admission. p. 15. and
his Reply to the Speakers disabling himself, and
to his Petitions. p. 16. His Reply to the Speaker's
Speech at the end of this Session. p. 31, 32, 33.
His Speech to the Parliament 5 Eliz. p. 59. at
the end of the Session. p. 75. and so at the beginning and end of each Session, (during his life)
till 23 Eliz. when he was succeeded by Sir Thomas Bromley. p. 226
Baron, Lord Chief Baron, who is but an Assistant
to the Upper House, made a Committee. p. 108, 109
Belgrave (a Member of Parliament) his Case, against whom was preferred a Bill in the Star-Chamber for a misdemeanour against a Peer.
Bills usually not spoken to upon the first reading. p.
17. Precedents of the contrary. ibid. When a
Bill has past one House, it is seldom Committed
or Ordered to be Ingrossed by the other, and why.
ibid. and p. 19, 20. 147, 148. 326. sometimes
Committed upon the first reading, Precedents
thereof. p. 17, 18, 69. sometimes neither Committed nor Ingrossed either upon the first or second reading. p. 111. the manner of delivering
a Bill from the House of Lords to the House of
Commons. p. 19. the manner of passing of a Bill.
ibid. Bills of Grace seldom Committed nor Ingrossed, and why. p. 20. sometimes have but one
reading. p. 73. 91. 464. how passed into Acts.
p. 116. Bills sometimes (in Queen Elizabeths
time) not ingrossed till the day after the second
reading, but now always on the same day. p. 26,
27. The manner of giving the Royal Assent unto
such Bills as are passed into Acts, and of disallowing those that are not. p. 35. 76. 116. A Bill
is sometimes rejected after it has passed the third
reading. p. 271. A Bill passed by the Lords and
rejected by the Commons, the Lords expect an
account of the reasons of such rejection. p. 272,
273. Bills of general pardon, and of Subsidies,
not passed into Acts like other Bills. p. 274.
328. When Bills are sent up from the Commons,
the Lord Keeper and the rest of the Lords are to
arise from their places, and to go down to the
Bar to receive them. p. 439, 440
Bishops are commanded to reform abuses in Religion. p. 345. Why their names are placed on the
dexter side of the Journal of the Upper House.
p. 422. Vide Popish, and Arch-bishop.
Bloud, Vide Restitution in Bloud.
Bromley (Sir Thomas) made Lord Chancellor 22
Eliz. p. 226. he died in April 29 Eliz. p. 419
Lord Burleigh his place in Parliament. p. 543
Canterbury, Vide Arch-bishop.
Chancellor, a Bill declaring his Authority
and that of the Lord Keeper to be all one. p. 70.
Letiers Patents to the Lord Chief Justice to supply his place when absent. p. 143
A Bill that Chancellors, Commissaries, &c. shall
be Graduates in one University. p.72
Clergy, Vide Subsidy.
Coaches, a Bill to restrain the excessive use of them
within this Realm, in 43 Eliz. p. 602.
Collection of money for the poor usually made towards the end of a Parliament. p. 616.
Commissions to certain Lords to Prorogue the Parliament. p. 77. 93, 94. 274. Verbal Commission
to the Lord Treasurer to supply the Lord Keepers
place. p. 99. A Commission in writing to the Lord
chief justice to the same purpose. p. 102. (383.)
a revocation of the same. p. 108. A Commission
35. Lords, or any three of them, to dissolve the
Parliament. p. 275. the like. p. 329. and 389.
A Commission to three Lords to supply the Queens
place in the Parliament. 28 & 29 Eliz. p. 377.
These Lords are stiled Lords Lieutenants. p. 378.
The Parliament cannot be dissolved without a
Commission, unless the Sovereign be present to
give the command to the Lord Keeper, &c.
Committees, the Judges, Queen's Serjeants, Baron,
&c. made Joint-Committees with the Lords,
vide Judges, Serjeant, Baron, &c. An Order of
the House, that a Committee who disallows the
Amendments of a Bill, or something in the body
of the Bill it self, may give his reasons to the
House when the Bill is brought in again. p. 603.
A Bill may be delivered to the eldest or youngest
Baron of a Committee, or indifferently to any
of them. p. 607. 610. Two Committees for two
several Bills, made one Committee for both Bills.
Common Prayer, vide Uniformity.
Conference to be had, before a Bill passed either
House, be rejected by the other. p. 272, 273.
388. Vide the Table to the Journal of the House
Contribution of two shillings in the pound made
by the Lords towards the Queens extraordinary
charge in defence of the Realm. p. 387. Contribution made by them for relief of such poor Souldiers as went begging in the Streets of London.
p. 462. An Order that such Lords as were absent the whole Session should pay double to what
others did, who constantly attended the service
of the House; and those that came but seldom to
the House, a third part more. p. 463, 464
Convocation-days, the House of Lords either sit
not, or do little business on them. p. 67
Crown, a Bill restoring to it the ancient jurisdiction over the State Ecclesiastical and Spiritual,
&c. p. 28
A Bill for Denization of Peregrine Berty and
Katharine Dutchess of Suffolk his Wife.
p. 145. of William Watson. p. 148
Dissolve, vide Commissions.
Doctors of the Civil Law, made Joint-Committees with the Lords. p. 145
Egerton (Sir Thomas) made Lord Keeper 38
Eliz. p. 522. His Speech to the Parliament
39 and 40 Eliz. p. 524.
Q. Elizabeth enter'd on the Government Nov. 17.
ann. Dom. 1558. p. 1. and within nine weeks
summons a Parliament, viz. Jan 23. ibid. A
Bill in that Parliament to make her inheritable to
the late Q. Anne her Mother. p. 19. she is averse from declaring a Successor. p. 107. 127,
128. Her sharp Speech to the Parliament (in
ann. 8 and 9.) for their Petition to that purpose. p. 116. She remitteth the third payment of
a Subsidy, to take the Parliament off from urging her to declare a Successor. p. 131. Her Pious Speech at the end of the Session 27. of her
Reign. p. 328. In the Parliament 28 and 29 of
her Reign (called upon the discovery of Balingtons conspiracy) she appeared not in person, but
gave Commission to three Lords to supply her
place, with the title of Lords Lieutenants. p.
377, 378. Both Houses petition her to execute the
sentence upon Mary Queen of Scots, with her
Answer thereto. p. 380, 381, 382. Her Speech at
the end of the Parliament in 35 of her Reign.
p. 466. Her great success against the Spaniard set forth in a Speech by the Lord Keeper.
p. 599. Jewels given to her Physicians to poyson
her. p. 599
GArgrave (Sir Thomas) chosen Speaker to the
Commons in the Parliament holden 1 Eliz.
p. 15. (and 40.) The manner of his disabling
himself to the House first, and then to the Queen.
ibid. His Petitions of course on behalf of the
House of Commons. p. 16. His Speech at the
conclusion of the Session. p. 31
Gavelkind what, and in what places it obtaineth.
p. 272. A Bill to enable the owners of Gavelkind
Lands in the County of Kent to alter the said
Custom p. 533
Gentleman-Usher of the House claims right to
bring such persons before the Upper House as are
accused of breach of priviledge, and sayes it does
not belong to the Serjeant at Arms. p. 603. He
is sent for an ordinary servant of the Queens
committed to the Fleet for debt upon Execution,
and for him that arrested him. p. 605. 607. This
not to injure the Serjeant at Arms in his pretensions to that office. p. 607
Grace, Vide Bills and Acts.
Hatton (Sir Christopher) made Chancellor
29 Eliz. upon the death of Sir Thomas
Bromley. p. 419
Herald at Arms in ordinary to the Queen not to
have priviledge from Arrest, on account of the
Session of Parliament. p. 608. 611
Hexamshire, a Bill to annex it to the County of
Northumberland, and its Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction to the Bishoprick of Durham (8 & 9 Eliz.)
p. 103. but not passed into an Act till 14 Eliz.
Horses, a Bill against conveying them into Scotland I Eliz. being a revival of an Act made 23
H.8. p. 21, 22
Lord Hunsdon's place in Parliament between the
Lord Chandois and the Lord St John of Bletso.
p. 530. 543
Ingrossing of a Bill, what. p. 18. Vide Bills.
Injunctions to stop proceeding at Law in Parliament time. p. 21
Judges (who are but assistants to the Upper House)
made Joint Committees with the Lords. p. 67.
71. 99. and so in every Parliament till 39, 40
Eliz. p. 142. 527. but only to consider of some
ordinary Bill, and which concerned matter of
Law; for they were never of such Committees
as were to have Conference with the Commons,
p. 423. They have leave from the Lord Chancellor or Keeper to sit covered in the House, but
are always uncovered at a Committee. p. 527
Keeper, vide Chancellor.
Kentish-Street in Southwark, a Bill for the
paving of it, 8 and 9 Eliz. p. 112
The River Lee, a Bill to bring it to the
North-side of London (13 Eliz.) p. 150
Low-Country Wars, a voluntary contribution of
both Houses towards the maintaining of them.
Marry (see the word in the Table to the
Journal of the House of Commons) the
Queen Petition'd by the House of Lords to marry,
with her Answer. p. 105. 107. The advice and
consent of the Parliament often required for the
marrying of the Kings of England. p. 117, 119.
Earl Marshal his place in Parliament is betwixt
the Lord Chamberlain and the Lord Steward
Queen Mary died Nov. 17. 1558. in the sixth year
of her Reign. p. 1
Mary Queen of Scots, Vide the Table to the Commons Journal.
Mason (Anthony) Esq; Clerk of the Upper House
13 Eliz. p. 137. He is succeeded by Thomas
Smith Esquire, in the Parliament 39 & 40
Eliz. p. 522
Melcomb Regis, Vide Weymouth.
Messages sent from the House of Commons to the
Upper House, are received by the Lord Keeper
and the rest of the Lords at the Bar, whither
they are to go and meet those that come from the
Commons. p. 539, 540
Mises not to be paid by the Shires of Wales and
County Palatine of Chester when Subsidies are
paid, nor the contrary. p. 20.
Monopolies Petition'd against in 39 & 40 Eliz.
which the Queen judges an invasion of her Prerogative. ibid.
A Bill of Naturalization of Gerson Wroth a
German p. 22. of William Sidney and his
Wife, and of Sir John Wingfield and his Lady.
p. 462. of Justice Dormer and George Sheppy.
p. 464. of Samuel Saltingstal. p. 488
Newgate, the Keeper of it committed to the Fleet
for not obeying an Order of the Lords for the
bringing of one that was Prisoner there upon Execution and was Servant to a Peer. p. 608
Duke of Norfolk, a Bill for the confirmation of
his marriage with the Lady Margaret his Wife
(1 Eliz) p. 22. and for the assurance of certain
Lands for her Jointure. p. 25
Earl of Nottingham his place in Parliament betwixt the Earl of Lincoln and Lord Viscount
Bindon. p. 543
Objections against a Bill by the Lords denied
to be given in writing to the Commons till
Conference first had. p. 536
Onslow (Richard) chosen Speaker in the Parliament held 8, & 9 Eliz. his Speeches to the Queen
at his Confirmation. p. 97, 98. at the Dissolution
of that Parliament. p. 114, 115
The Painters having presented a Bill against
the Plaisterers which passed not the Upper
House, it is Ordered by that House, that their
complaint shall be heard and adjudged by the
Lord Mayor, Recorder, & c. p. 617
Pardon, Vide Bills
Parliament, which is the first and last day thereof,
or of a particular Session p. 9. The manner of
the Sovereign and Peers sitting in Parliament.
p. 10. 59. 96. the manner of setting down the
presence of the Peers in the Journal Book. p. 62
Passing of Bills, Vide Bills.
Patents of priviledge petition'd against in the Parliament 39 & 40 Eliz. which the Queen construes to be a violation of her Prerogative. p. 547
Peers to be of age before they fit in the House. p. 11.
96. how attired. p. 11. Vide Parliament.
Popish Bishops suffered to sit in the Parliament
1 Eliz. but turn'd out of their Sees at the end
of the Session. p. 23. How they opposed divers
Bills. ibid. and p. 28. 30. a dispute betwixt
them and some English men come from Geneva.
Presence of the Peers how marked. p. 62, & 111.
Priviledge, Vide Attach.
The solemn Procession of the Queen and House of
Lords at the opening of the Parliament 5 Eliz.
p. 58. and 13 Eliz. p. 136
Prorogation, Vide Writ. The Sovereign after a
Prorogation comes not to the Parliament with
that solemnity, as is usual at the first meeting.
p. 95. After the end of a Prorogation a new Session beginneth. p. 318.
Provisoes when added by the Lords unto Bills sent
up to them from the Commons, are written in
Parchment. p. 26
Proxie, the form of the Licence from the Queen
to a Peer to make one. p. 3. a Peer (ordinarily)
does not make one without such licence. p. 270.
The form of making a Proxy, and entring it in
the Journal-Book. p. 4. and 8. The nature and
use of a Proxy, and the form of returing them.
p. 5. What an absent Peer used to forfeit, if he
constituted no Proxy. p. 6. The form of making
a Proxy without licence from the Sovereign. ibid.
The form of revoking a Proxy. p. 7. How many
Proxies one Peer is capable of receiving. p. 8,
9. 58. 101. 196. 598. (where (as also p. 314.)
is mentioned an Order of the Lords 2 Car. I.
that from thenceforth no Lord should be capable
of above two Proxies.) A Commoner can constitute
no Proxy, and why. P. 9. A spititual Lord
does not now appoint a Temporal Lord for his
Proxy (nor on the contrary) but formerly they
did. p. 58. 378. A Temporal Lord usually constitutes but one Proxy, and a Spiritual two. p.
101. Yet a Spiritual Lord sometimes appoints but
one, sometimes three. p. 196. 460, 461. and
also a Temporal sometimes two. ibid. Proxies are
appointed after a Prorogation, as well as at the
beginning of a Parliament. p. 268. They may be
delivered into the hands of the Clerk as well before the Parliament begin, as after. p. 311.
Why Bishops Proxies are entred before those of
the Temporal Lords. p. 523. 598. In the former
part of the Queens Reign they were entred in the
Journal Book with express mention of the several
dayes on which they were returned; but in the
latter part thereof and since, only generally.
Serjeant Puckering, Lord Keeper in 35 Eliz. p.
456. His Speech to the Parliament held that
year. p. 457, 458. He dies in 38 Eliz. Anno Domini 1596. p. 522
Reading, Vide Bills.
Receivors and Tryors of Petitions in the
House of Lords, the manner of entring them in
the Journal Book. p. 14, 15
A Bill for Recognition of the Queens Title to the
crown of England. p. 18
Restitution in bloud of Sir James Crost, a Bill for
it. p. 21. of Sir Henry Gate. ibid. of John Lord
Grey. ibid. of Robert Rudston. ibid. of Henry
Howard. p. 22. of the Sons and Daughters of
Edward Lewkenor. p. 25. of Katherine Wife to
the Lord Berkely, and of her Sisters. p. 27. 54,
55. of Gregory Fynes. ibid. of Lord Dacres of the
South. p. 55. of Ann Thomas, Thomas Isely,
Thomas Diggs, Thomas Brook, William Cromer, Cutbert Vaughan, &c. p. 68. of Arch-bishop
Cranmer's and Lord Husseys Children. p. 69. of
Sir Ralph Chamberlain, John Harleston, and
William West. ibid. and p. 70. of Sir Peter Carew and Edward Turner. p. 70. of Sir Thomas
Wyats Children. p. 146. of Henry Brereton Esq;
p. 147. of John Lord Stourton, his Brothers and
Sisters. p. 230. (Vid. p. 261, 262.) the Bills
dashed. p. 264, 265. of Henry Lord Norris of
Ricaut. p. 231. of Anthony Mayney. ibid. and
273. of Thomas Howard Son of Thomas Howard Duke of Norfolk. p. 317. of Sir Thomas
Parrot. p. 510
A Saving requisite in every Bill. p. 464
Queens Serjeants though but Attendants on
the House, made Committees. p. 99. 108. Though
they are to attend upon the Upper House as councellors, yet they have no voice there, but may
in the House of Commons, if Members thereof.
Serjeant at Arms whether to be employed to take
into custody those that are accused of breach of
priviledge of the Upper House, or whether the
Gentleman Usher. p. 603. He is ordered to bring
before the House a Lords Servant committed upon an Arrest to Newgate, as also him that Arrested him, for breach of Priviledge. p. 607. This
not to injure the Gentleman Usher's pretensions
to that right. ibid.
Under-Sheriff of Surrey committed to Prison for
aiding the Arrest of an ordinary Servant of the
Queen in Parliament time. p. 606
Thomas Smith Esq; made Clerk of the House of Lords
39 Eliz. p. 522
Queens Solicitour made a Joint-Committee with
the Lords. p. 142. Being chosen a Member of
the House of Commons, he is demanded of them
to attend there, but denied by the Lords. p. 424
Spain's design against England set out in a Speech
by the Lord Keeper. p. 599. See the word in the
Table to the Journal to the House of Commons.
Spilman (Francis) Clerk of the House of Lords in
the Parliament 1 Eliz. p. 14. continued in that
place in the Parliaments held 5 Eliz. and 8 &
9 Eliz. but in 13 Eliz. succeeded by Anthony
Mason. p. 136
Spiritual Lords, why their Names are set down in
the Journal Book before those of the Temporal.
Star-Chamber dayes, the Lords seldom sate on
them. p. 67
Bills of Subsidy sent from the Commons seldom alter'd by the Lords. p. 69. Subsidies granted by
the Clergy always ingrossed in Latin, but the confirmation thereof in Parliament is in English.
p. 229. The Subsidy of the Clergy should be sent
to the Commons in a Skin of Parchment under
the Sovereigns hand and seal. p. 688. The body
of the Grant of the Subsidies of the Clergy is but
once read in the House, but the preface and confirmation of it, thrice. p. 615. Bills of Subsidy
how passed into Acts. p. 274. Three Subsidies not
granted at once before 35 Eliz. and then with a
Proviso, that it should not be drawn into a Precedent: yet the like number were granted the
next Parliament, viz. 39, & 40 Eliz. and four
in the next after that, viz. 43 Eliz. p. 547
Succession to the Crown, how many pretended to
it in Queen Elizabeths time. p. 104
Successor, the Queen Petition'd to declare her Successor. p. 105
Summon, Vide Writ.
Sunday, a Bill (in 43 Eliz.) that Fairs or Markets shall not be holden thereon. p. 613
Supremacy, a Bill for restoring it to the Imperial
Crown of this Realm, and repealing divers Statutes to the contrary, 1 Eliz. p. 21. 23. Many
proofs that in the darkest times of Popery the
Kings of England did judge it to belong to them.
Tonnage and Poundage, a Bill for them I
Eliz. p. 19
Trinity Hall in Cambridge, a Bill for the Incorporation of it. p. 22
Tryors of Petitions, Vide Receivors.
Vacat, what the word means when set before
the entrance of the return of a Proxy. p. 7
A Bill for Uniformity of Common Prayer, &c
passed (I Eliz.) though opposed by several. p. 30
Universities, A Bill for the Incorporation of them
(13 Eliz.) p. 149
Voices affirmative and negative when equal in
number, the negative carry it. p. 605
Usher, Vide Gentleman Usher.
Lord de la Ware his Case, p. 526. his place in
Parliament is determined to be between the
Lord Willoughby of Eresby and the Lord Berkeley. p. 528
Warrant, the form of one to the Lord Chancellor
(or Keeper) to issue out Writs for Summoning a
Parliament. p. 2
Weymouth and Melcomb Regis, a Bill for the
uniting of them into one Corporation (13 Eliz.)
Williams (Tho.) Speaker in the House of Commons
(5 Eliz.) his Speeches to the Queen at his confirmation. p. 63, 64. at the ending of the Session.
p. 74. he died before the Session of the same Parliament 8 & 9 Eliz. p. 95
Writ, the form of the Writ whereby a Peer is Summoned to Parliament, with its differences in regard of the Temporal and Spiritual Lords. p. 2.
The Writ for Proroguing the Parliament. p. 3.
57. 77. 93. 419.