House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 30 January 1563

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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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30o Januarii

Boston Writ.

For that Thomas Hennege, Esquire, is returned Knight for the County of Lincoln, and also Burgess for Boston in that County, and doth appear for the County, a new Writ is required for Boston.

Bp. of Elye.

1. The Bill, that the Bishop of Elye may depart with the Manor of Waltersey to a common Person, to maintain the Water Banks, &c.


1. The Bill against Bringing over of dressed Flax.


3. The Bill to revive the Act touching Usury, Anno 37o H. VIII. - Mr. Fitzchamberleyn.

Iron Mill.

Mr. Elryngton came in with the Serjeant, requiring the Order of this House, in what Sort he should answer the Articles : Whereupon the whole Matter was committed to Twelve of the House, to hear the Parties and Proofs on both Sides, and thereupon to certify this House. - Mr. Sydney.

Coming after Prayer.

It is Ordered, That every of this House, that cometh after the Prayer, which shall begin at Eight of the Clock, shall pay Four-pence to the poor Mens Box.