House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 31 May 1572

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

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Sabbati, tricesimo primo Maii, 1572


1. The Bill against colourable Merchants. - The first Reading.

Wax Chandlers.

1. The Bill for the Wax Chandlers of London. - The first Reading.


2. The Bill against Recoveries suffered by Tenants for Term of Life. - The second Reading ; and committed unto Mr. Attorney of the Court of Wards, Mr. Recorder of London, Mr. Monson, Mr. Popham, Mr. Thimelby, Mr. Colbye, Mr. Fenner, Mr. Townesend, and Mr. Hussey, to be presently considered, sitting the Court.

E. of Kent.

1. nova. The Bill for the Earl of Kent. - The first Reading; and committed to the former Committees; and to meet at the Temple Church To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Execution of Duke of Norfolk.

Upon the Question moved, whether upon a former Motion now made by Mr. Treasurer, for respiting of the Petition to her Majesty, touching the Execution of the Duke; for that it may be her Majesty will cause the same to be done rather of her own Disposition, than being thereunto pressed by Petition of this House ; it is Resolved, That neither this present Day, nor in the mean Time of the next Session of this House, any Consultation be had touching any Proceeding in the said Petition.


LL. 1. The Bill against such as shall practise to enlarge any Person committed to Prison for High Treason. - The first Reading.

Castles, &c.

LL. 1. The Bill against such as shall keep or detain any Castles, Fortresses, &c. from the Queen's Majesty. - The first Reading.


LL. 1. The Bill for Uniting of Hexham and Hexamshire to the County of Northumberland. - The first Reading.

Lyverpoole Chapel.

The Bill for the free Chapel of Lyverpoole. - The first Reading.