House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 08 March 1559

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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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Mercurii, 8o Martii

Restoring Clergy.

1. The Bill to restore Spiritual Persons, that were deprived for Marriage or Heresies, to be restored to their Benefices.


2. The Bill against Leases to be made by Spiritual Persons. - Ingrossetur.

Worceter,&c. Bishopricks.

The Bishop of Worceter in proper Person required the Copy of a Bill exhibite against his Bishoprick, and a Day to make Answer in Writing, or otherwise.

The Bishop of Coven' and Lych' made like Petition.

It is Ordered, That the Bishop of Worceter shall have the Copy, and make his Answer upon Saturday next.

And the Bishop of Coven' and Lichefeld on Monday next after.

And it is likewise granted, that the other Parties shall then have their Counsels here likewise, to hear the Bishops.