House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 22 May 1571

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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Martis, vicesimo secundo Maii, 1571


2. The Bill for John Tyrrell Esquire. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.


2. The Bill for the Bowyers. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed.

Bills from Lords.

Mr. Dr. Lewes and Mr. Dr. Yale brought from the Lords Two Bills ; One against the untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Treasurers, Receivers, and Collectors; and another for Treasons; newly written, and truly examined by the former Book thereof, lately passed this House; to the end the same may likewise be examined by this House, and so then pass accordingly.

Lords send for Bills.

Mr. Dr. Vaughan and Mr. Dr. Yale do pray from the Lords, that this House would send unto them such Bills, as are already passed this House; for that their Lordships do tarry for them: And thereupon Five Bills are sent unto them by Mr. Chancellor of the Duchy, and others, viz. the Bill for the River of Welland; the Bill against Simony, corrected; the Bill for the Free-grammar-school in Sowthwarke; the Bill for making William Watson a free Denizen; and the Bill for the Severance of the Sheriffs in the Counties of Bedford and Buckingham.

Attending Church.

The Bill for coming to the Church, and receiving of the Communion, is ordered, upon the Question, to be general, as to the Body thereof.

Post Meridiem.


LL. 1. The Bill against Taking of any Grain or Victual within Five Miles Compass of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. - The first Reading.


Mr. Attorney General and Mr. Doctor Huycke brought from the Lords the Bill against the Oppression of common Promoters.

Fraudulent Gifts, &c.

2. The Bill against fraudulent Gifts and Conveyances, for Defeating of Dilapidations. - The second Reading.

Leicester Hospital.

Q. LL. 3. The Bill to license the Earl of Leicester to found an Hospital. - The third Reading. - Jud'm.


LL. 2. The Bill for Sewers. - The second Reading.


3. The Bill for not returning, of Juries, the ordinary Servants of the Queen's Majesty's Houshold. - The third Reading. - Jud'm.