House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 05 October 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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Thursday, Quinto Octobris

Mr. Pollard chosen Speaker.

AND immediately at the Common House, by the first Motion and Nomination of Mr. Treasurer of the Queen's House, the Worshipful Mr. John Pollard, Esq; excellent in the Laws of this Realm, was chosen to be Speaker, and set in the Chair.

Mr. Speaker presented to the Queen.

On Friday next, Mr. Treasurer shewed the Queen's Highness Pleasure to be, That Mr. Speaker should be presented to her Highness on Monday next, at One of the Clock, Afternoon.

On Monday Afternoon, Mr. Speaker made an excellent Oration before the Queen's Highness sitting in the Royal Seat in the Parliament Chamber; all the Nobles and Commons assembled.


1. The Bill for casting Nusances in Rivers and Brooks.