House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 01 March 1553

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

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Wednesday, primo Martii

Mr. Dyer chosen Speaker.

ON Thursday 2o Martii, was chosen to be Speaker, first nominate by Mr. Treasurer of the King's House, the Right Worshipful Mr. James Dyer, One of the King's Majesty's Servients at the Law, and set in the Chair.

Message from the King.

On Friday 3o Martii, at Eight of the Clock before Noon, Mr. Treasurer declared to the Commons the King's Pleasure to be, that Mr. Speaker should be presented before his Majesty on the Morrow following, at Two of the Clock Afternoon.

Mr. Speaker presented to the King.

On Saturday Afternoon, Mr. Speaker made his ornate Oration before the King's Majesty, in his Royal Seat at the Waiting Chamber aforesaid; all the Nobles, and Commons, called to that Parliament, then and there attendant.