House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 07 April 1571

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, septimo Aprilis, 1571


The Bills concerning Religion were read, and the Bill A. delivered to the Commissioners; and the Residue read, and appointed to remain in the House : And this not to stand for any Reading.


Robert Newdigate, Esquire, made Motion to offer a Subsidy unasked : And thereupon, after many other Motions, by divers other Persons, as well touching the Subsidy as Ecclesiastical Matters, the Abuses of Collectors, and other Officers of Accompt, employing the Queen's Majesty's Treasure to their own Uses; the Inconveniences growing by the Abuses of Purveyors ; the Griefs, proceeded by Respites of Homage and Writs of the Exchequer, of Quo titulo ingressus est; it is required, that Commissioners be appointed for Drawing of the Bills; and that those which made the Motions, may collect Notes, and bring them to the Commissioners, to be considered in the Drawing of the Books; which is granted: And for the Subsidy are appointed. All the Privy Council, being of this House, the Master of the Rolls. Sir John White,Sir William Dormer, Sir Christopher Haydon, Mr. Heneage, Sir Rob. Lane, Sir Henry Norice, Sir George Blunt, Sir Henry Weston, Sir George Bowes, Sir William Pawlet, Mr. Edgcombe, and Mr. Edward Stanhopp, Knights; Mr. John Marshe, Mr. Robert Nudigate, Mr. Lovelace Serjeant, Mr. Seintpole, Mr. Thomas Snagg, Mr. Hall, Mr. Hassett, Mr. Glaseor, Mr. Sands, Mr. Allforde, Mr. Bassett, Mr. Warnecombe, Mr. George Ferrers, Mr. Amyce Powlet, Mr. Hattley, Mr. Grenefeld, Mr. Boynton, and Mr. Bellingeham, Citizens; to meet in the Star-chamber, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Grievances and Petitions.

And, for Motions of Griefs and Petitions, were appointed, Sir Owen Hopton, Sir Thom. Scotte, Sir William Butts, Mr. Manwood, Mr. Bell, Mr. Popham, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Mohun, Mr. Seyntpole, Mr. Grymston, Mr. Mershe and Mr. Winchecombe; to meet, in the Temple Church, on Monday next, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.


Upon a Motion, by the Committees for Matters of Religion, it is Ordered, that Mr. Grymston and Mr. Strikeland may move the Lords of the Clergy, to know their Pleasures, concerning the Motions to be to them made in Matters of Religion.

Validity of Burgesses.

Mr. Mounson brought Report, that Mr. Attorney General prayeth, that Meeting may be made To-morrow, in the Afternoon, at Mr. Treasurer's Chamber, for Conference touching the Validity of Burgesses.