House of Commons Journal Volume 1: 12 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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Jovis, duodecimo Aprilis, 1571


Mr. Comptroller, Sir Nicholas Poynts, Sir Nicholas Arnold, Sir John White, Mr. Newton, Mr. John Younge, Mr. Popham, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Norton, Mr. Alforde, Mr. Hall of Yorke, and Mr. Hooker, are appointed to hear both Parties for the Bill of Bristowe; and to make Report thereof to the House ; and to meet in the Star-chamber, on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.

House to attend the Court.

It is Ordered, that the House do sit To-morrow, till Ten of the Clock; and then to go to the Court, to hear the Sermon.


1. The Bill for Respite of Homage. - The first Reading.


2. The Bill touching certain Offences to be made Treason. - The second Reading.

1. The Addition to the same Bill. - The first Reading.

After sundry Motions and Arguments, it is, upon the Question, Ordered, That the said Bill and Addition shall be joined together, and made One Bill; and are committed unto All the Privy Council, being of this House, Sir Christopher Haydon, Sir Henry Nevill, Sir Nicholas Arnolde, Sir Servient Manwood, Mr. Servient Jeffrey, Mr. Henneage, Mr. Stokes, Mr. John Vaughan, Mr. Bell, Mr. Mounson, Mr. Popham, Mr. Norton, Mr. Dalton, Mr. Fleetwood, Mr. Yelverton, Mr. Goodyer, Mr. Allforde, and Mr. Longe, to meet To-morrow, in the Star-chamber, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Tellers, &c.

Mr. Dr. Lewis and Mr. Dr. Huycke, brought from the Lords a Bill touching the untrue Demeanours of Tellers, Receivers, Treasurers, and Collectors.