House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 11 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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'House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 11 April 1571', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 1, 1547-1629, (London, 1802) pp. 84. British History Online [accessed 4 March 2024]


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Mercurii, undecimo Aprilis, 1571


1. The Bill for Lostwythiell. - The first Reading.


Mr. Fleetwood bringeth in a Bill against Rogues.

Fraudulent Gifts, &c.

2. The Bill against fraudulent Gifts and Conveyances. - The Second Reading; and is delivered to certain of the House to amend presently, upon a Motion of Mr. Dalton to have it extend to the Defrauding of Herriots.


1. The Bill for Southampton. - The first Reading.


2. The Bill for Sewers. - The Second Reading; and ordered to be engrossed.


1. The Bill D. - The first Reading; Whereupon ensued many and long Arguments.

Fraudulent Gifts, &c.

Mr. Sekford, Master of the Requests, prayeth longer Time to consider of the Bill of fraudulent Gifts and Conveyances ; and that the Committees may be Sir John White, Mr. Sekforde, Master of the Requests, Mr. Servient Manwood, Mr. Servient Geffrey, Mr. Servient Lovelace, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Bell, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Thomas Snagg, Mr Rob. Snagg, Mr. Baker, and Mr. Dalton; to meet To-morrow, at Afternoon, in the Temple Church.


1. The Bill, for not returning Persons of the Queen's Majesty's Houshold on Juries. - The first Reading.


2. The Bill for Brystowe. - The second Reading; and ordered to be ingrossed : Whereupon followed many and sundry long Arguments, both with the Bill, and against the Bill.